Rene is a certified Hatha Yoga teacher, Yoga Therapist and Ayurveda Practitioner (Dip). She studied at Ananda Kutir Ashram and has 17 years experience in teaching integral yoga. Rene is also certified in Massage, Reflexology and Aromatherapy and has incorporated all her professional training in her body works practice for 30 years. Her multifaceted career has endowed her with insightful knowledge of the intrinsic mind body relationship, which has infused her life with deeper meaning and purpose. She runs her Seed to Flower Yoga & Bodyworks studio in the beautiful seaside village of Kommetjie, Cape South Peninsula.

In 1987 Rene was certified in massage, reflexology and aromatherapy. Her massage technique is unique to each individual and no two massages may necessarily be the same, depending on what presents on that day.

In 1999 she attended the Yoga Teachers course at Ananda kutir Ashram, then followed on to the Remedial Yoga Therapist certification for 3 years. In 2003 she received a diploma in Remedial yoga Therapy and Ayurvedic Practioner. She is a director and lecturer at The Academy of Yoga and Ayurveda and teaches Anatomy, Ayurveda, Yoga asana, pranayama and Yoga Nidra.